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Roslyn Margolis Litman

Roslyn Margolis Litman, American lawyer. Bar: Pennsylvania 1952; approved arbitrator for complex commercial litigation and employment law, American Association Arbitrators.


  • Litman, Roslyn Margolis was born on September 30, 1928 in New York City. Daughter of Harry and Dorothy (Perlow) Margolis.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Pittsburgh, 1949. Juris Doctor, University Pittsburgh, 1952.


    • Practiced in Pittsburgh, since 1952. Partner firm Litman Law Firm, since 1952. Adjunct professor University Pittsburgh Law School, since 1958.

      Permanent delegate Conference United States Circuit Court Appeals for 3d Circuit. Past chair district advisory group United States District Court (western district) Pennsylvania, 1991-1994, member steering committee for district advisory group, since 1991. Chairman Pittsburgh Public Parking Authority, 1970-1974.

      Member curriculum committee Pennsylvania Bar Institute, since 1986, board directors, 1972-1982. Board visitors school law University Pittsburgh.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Pennsylvania 1952. Approved arbitrator for complex commercial litigation and employment law, American Association Arbitrators.


    Board directors United Jewish Federation, since 1999, community relations committee, co-chair church/state committee. Board directors City Theatre, since 1999. Board visitors University Pittsburgh School Law.

    Member American Bar Association (delegate, litigation section, anti-trust health care committee), American Civil Liberties Union (national board directors, Marjorie H. Matson Civil Libertarian award Greater Pittsburgh chapter 1999), Pennsylvania Bar Association (board governors 1976-1979), Allegheny County Bar Association (board governors 1972-1974, president 1975, Woman of Year 2001), Allegheny County Academy Trial Lawyers (charter), Order of Coif.


    • Married S. David Litman, November 22, 1950. Children: Jessica, Hannah, Harry.
    • father: Harry Margolis
    • mother: Dorothy (Perlow) Margolis
    • spouse: S. David Litman
    • children: Jessica Litman
    • Hannah Litman
    • Harry Litman
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    Born September 30, 1928